Guests included Laverne Cox, Taraji P. Henson, The Weeknd, Jadakiss, Rick Ross, Ma$e, Scottie Pippen, Paige Hathaway, Alonzo Mourning, Tracy Mourning, French Montana, DJ Cassidy, Sevyn, Jermaine Dupri, James Cruz, DJ E Class, Amber Rose, Jeremih, Fabolous, Jussie Smollett, Rita Ora, Vic Mensa, Lenny Santiago, and Kenny Burns among many others.
(See photos below of some of the stars present.)
Only the ultimate Master of Ceremonies can count down the New Year for both coasts. One live on FOX for the east coast with a live stream countdown on Revolt TV for the west coast.
Golden Globe nominees Laverne Cox (“OITNB”) and Jussie Smollett (“Empire”) got down on the dance floor to Bad Boy classics while Taraji P. Henson and Yazz (Empire) danced along.
This year’s extravaganza featured unique CÎROC cocktails including the Midnight Kiss (recipe below) paired with Crispy Shrimp with Creamy Mushroom and Asiago Grits – all followed by a late night “Brunch of Champions” curated by Dwyane Wade’s personal chef, Richard Ingraham, which was served after 3am.
Midnight Kiss Recipe
· 1oz CÎROC Vodka
· 1oz Apple Juice
· .5oz of Champagne
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